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Since the suspension of new Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) card sales and registration by telecom operators on December 9, 2021, the country has been recording its negative impact on socio-economic activities as over N45 billion might have so far been lost.
Metropolitan Catholic Archbishop of Onitsha, Most Rev. Valerian Maduka Okeke has decried the increasing rate of violence in Nigeria and appealed to the citizens to show love to one another instead of hatred.
The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, His Grace Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama, yesterday, urged leaders in the country to be discerning about the sentiments that polarise the country in order to address the current unhealthy relationship among religious groups in Nigeria.
The absence of two defence witnesses on Thursday stalled the trial of Ogunyemi Olalekan, a dismissed police inspector accused of the murder of a 36-year-old man, Kolade Johnson.
A former assistant director in the Department of State Services (DSS), Dennis Amachree, says some bandits are former members of the Boko Haram insurgent group.
One of the students of Government Science College Kagara, Niger State lucky to escape recent abduction in the school has narrated how the gunmen who kidnapped his colleagues callously killed one of his friends in the course of the criminal action.
“I really didn’t want to have to say anything. I handled yesterday like nothing happened. I like to see these things as beneath me to be honest, Thieves are not meant to move me. I would buy another phone and move but you, you still would keep having to steal to survive. Terrible.”
It was an awful situation for a family whose name could be ascertained as at the time of filing this report who were travelling to Enugu from Lagos to bury a dead family member as their convoy was attacked and the younger brother of the deceased who was sitting in the ambulance taking the dead was kidnapped while the ambulance was badly damaged.
Stakeholders in Delta state have identified politicians as the most powerful actors involved in conflict, violence and insecurity in the state and herdsmen with backers in the Police and Army, as key actors in law-breaking.
At a press conference in Gusau on Sunday, the Commissioner of Police, Abutu Yaro, said the police command also recovered 200 rustled cows following its steadfastness in crime fighting.
The police in Kano said they have smashed a syndicate of mobile phone thieves who allegedly operate in Sharada, Sauna and Sabon Gari quarters of Kano Metropolis.
Bank robbers in southern Brazil blasted explosives and fired high-calibre weapons at police late on Monday, in an audacious heist that wounded two people and left reams of cash in the streets to be pocketed by locals.
Officials in Toronto, Baltimore and New York said they have intercepted over 900 stolen vehicles bound to be exported to Nigeria, Ghana and other West African countries.
Police raided apartments across Berlin early on Tuesday and detained three people suspected of involvement in a jewel heist at a museum housing one of Europe’s greatest collections of treasures.
England captain Harry Kane’s £100,000 Range Rover has been stolen from outside an address in east London, according to reports.
Moldova heads to the polls on Sunday for the second round of a tightly contested presidential election pitting a pro-European challenger against the country’s Moscow-backed incumbent.
Consequently, the Head, Corporate Communications of the electricity company, Mr Emeka Ezeh has warned the thieves to stay away from EEDC’s installations as he regretted to inform the company’s customers in parts of Awka, Anambra State, that the loss of supply currently being experienced was as a result of vandalism at the Nibo 11kv Feeder.
Edo Governor Godwin Obaseki has faulted the Minister of Finance, Budget, and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, for denying that the Federal Government printed N60 billion in March to support allocation to states.
Iran and global powers will resume talks on Thursday to rescue the 2015 nuclear deal in an effort potentially complicated by Tehran’s decision to ramp up uranium enrichment and what it called Israeli sabotage at a nuclear site.
Myanmar security forces arrested on Thursday one of the main leaders of the campaign against military rule after driving into him with a car as he led a motorbike protest rally, friends and colleagues said.
Nigeria’s naira gained marginally against the U.S. dollar at the I&E window of the foreign exchange market on Wednesday, data posted on the FMDQ Security Exchange where forex is officially traded showed.
The ruling All Progressives Congress APC has countered the Peoples Democratic Party PDP for lambasting President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration over the decision of Twitter to cite the headquarters of its African operations in Ghana.
A woman in the United States who held the Guinness World Record for the world’s longest fingernails, which she has kept for more than 29 years has now decided to cut them.
Director General of the centre, Mrs. Mary Ekpere-Eta who said this in Abuja during the official launch of the Nigerian women for Liquefied Petroleum Gas project, said this was in a bid to improve women’s livelihoods, survival, clean environment, as well as pulling millions of households out of poverty.
The United Nations High Commission for Refugees has said that the rising violence and armed attacks in parts of the country was displacing more Nigerians.
House of Representatives yesterday agreed with the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) on the need to guarantee the independence of the judiciary to enable the courts to function effectively without external interferences.
A Burkina Faso court charged former President Blaise Compaore in absentia on Tuesday in connection with the 1987 murder of then-President Thomas Sankara, one of the most infamous killings in Africa’s post-independence history.